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Mar/08/2014 [more]
KLIA MAINTAINS POSITION IN SMART TRAVEL ASIA POLL 2013
KUALA LUMPUR – KL International Airport (KLIA) continues to be one of the traveller’s favourite airports when the airport maintained its third spot in the Top 10 Airports Worldwide category of the Smart Travel Asia 2013
Sep/13/2013 [more]
KLIA’S SERVICE EXCELLENCE CONTINUES TO BE ACKNOWLEDGED IN SKYTRAX WORLD AIRPORT AWARDS
KUALA LUMPUR – KL International Airport (KLIA) maintained its superb streak in service excellence when it was voted the World’s Best Immigration Service in the 2013 Skytrax World Airport Award, the most prestigious
Apr/26/2013 [more]
TURKISH AIRLINES CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS NETWORK
Europe’s best airline*, Turkish Airlines, adds Kuala Lumpur to its growing network, as from 25th April...   Already having the world's fourth largest flight network and flying to 221 flight destinations in 98 countries,
Apr/26/2013 [more]
AIR FRANCE LAUNCHES ITS PARIS-KUALA LUMPUR ROUTE
Starting today, Air France will serve Paris by three weekly flights on departure from Kuala Lumpur. With the new service, Air France now serves 15 destinations in eight Asian countries.   These flights will complement
Apr/25/2013 [more]
KLIA WELCOMES ZEST AIRWAYS
SEPANG – KL International Airport (KLIA) yesterday welcomes Zest Airways, a Philippine-based airline into its family, taking the total number of airlines operating at KLIA to 59. The inclusion of Zest Airways further
Oct/23/2012 [more]
WHSMITH OPENS FIRST STORE IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA AT KL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Sepang, 28 August 2012– Iconic United Kingdom specialist news, travel convenience and bookseller, WHSmith, has spread its wings to South-East Asia with the opening of its first store in the region at KL International
Aug/28/2012 [more]
TRAVEL SMARTER WITH THE NEW UPGRADED flyKLIA.com
KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) today announced the launch of their new enhanced online travel portal, flyKLIA.com providing travellers with an even smarter planning tool to find the best flight and
Aug/16/2012 [more]
HOW TO SPEND AND BE A MILLIONAIRE!
Sepang, 19 July – Who wants to be a millionaire? If you do, head over to KL International Airports or any of Malaysia Airports’ other international airports, spend a minimal of RM250 and you may just end up being a
Jul/20/2012 [more]
KLIA AWARDS 2011 ACKNOWLEDGES THE BEST IN MALAYSIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY
  SEPANG – Malaysia Airports has lined up 18 awards for airlines and service providers operating at the KL International Airport (KLIA) to honour partners with exceptional performance for the year 2011. KLIA Awards is the
Jul/18/2012 [more]
KLIA’S STAFF RECOGNISED AS THE BEST IN ASIA AT 2012 WORLD AIRPORT AWARDS
KUALA LUMPUR – KL International Airport (KLIA) staff excellence was acknowledged when it won the Best Airport Staff Asia Award in the SKYTRAX 2012 World Airport Awards, the most prestigious accolades for the world airport
Apr/24/2012 [more]
PATA AWARDS MALAYSIA AIRPORTS 'EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE'
  KUALA LUMPUR, April 21, 2012 -- The PATA Aviation Committee gave its inaugural award for "Exceptional Service to Aviation" to Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad, the Managing Director of Malaysia Airports. The award, presented
Apr/24/2012 [more]
MALAYSIA AIRPORTS SUPPORTS EARTH HOUR
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports will be joining other organisations all around the world in supporting Earth Hour tomorrow by powering off 30% of the terminal ceiling lights at the KL International Airport’s (KLIA) Main Terminal
Mar/30/2012 [more]
THE RACE IS ON AGAIN @ KLIA
Kuala Lumpur, 19 March 2012 – In conjunction with the Malaysian Grand Prix, travellers and the public will get to experience the heat of the popular race from now until 25th March 2012 at KLIA. Exciting activities have been
Mar/19/2012 [more]
KLIA NOW OFFERS DIRECT CONNECTION TO RUSSIA AS TRANSAERO DEBUTS AT KLIA
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports’ relentless marketing effort and Tourism Malaysia’s aggressive promotion continue to bore fruit and ensure the aviation industry ends 2011 on a positive note, as Transaero Airlines, Russia’s
Dec/31/2011 [more]
TRAFFIC DEVIATION NEAR KLIA
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports would like to inform the public and passengers travelling to KL International Airport (KLIA) that there will be a traffic deviation on both sides of KLIA highway at KM10 and KM11 from 28 December
Dec/27/2011 [more]
LION AIR LAUNCHES SECOND DAILY FLIGHT FROM KUALA LUMPUR TO JAKARTA
Jakarta – Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest private carrier celebrated the inaugural of its second daily flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Jakarta on 19 December 2011.
Dec/23/2011 [more]
KL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ADOPTS RUNWAY GREEN IN ANNUAL FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA
Sepang, 29 November – Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (Malaysia Airports) is extending its green initiatives beyond airports infrastructure and buildings to include a broader cross-section of its practices and services.
Nov/30/2011 [more]
TRAFFIC DEVIATION NEAR KLIA
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports would like to inform the public and passengers travelling to KL International Airport (KLIA) that there will be a traffic deviation on both sides of KLIA highway at KM11 from 24 November till 1
Nov/22/2011 [more]
ROAD DEVIATION NEAR KLIA TONIGHT
SEPANG - Malaysia Airports would like to inform the public and passengers that there will be a traffic deviation today, Wednesday 9 November from 11.00pm until 6.00am on Thursday, 10 November at Jalan KLIA,  involving road
Nov/09/2011 [more]
TRAFFIC DEVIATION NEAR KLIA
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports would like to inform the public and passengers travelling to KL International Airport (KLIA) that there will be a traffic deviation on both sides of KLIA highway at KM11. The deviation will be done
Nov/02/2011 [more]
MORE FLIGHTS FROM TAIWAN AS CHINA AIRLINES INTRODUCES NEW DESTINATION FROM KAOHSIUNG
SEPANG – Passenger movement from Taiwan is set to grow further as China Airlines, Taiwan’s largest airline, has commenced a new service from Kaohsiung effective today. From now, China Airlines will be flying twice on the
Nov/02/2011 [more]
Implementation of New Rates of International Passenger Service Charge, and Aircraft Landing and Parking Charges to be put on hold
SEPANG– Malaysia Airports has been advised today by the Ministry of Transport that the government approved increases on the International Passenger Service Charge and Aircraft Landing and Parking Charges, which are to be
Sep/09/2011 [more]
PIA FLIGHT PK898 BOMB THREAT EMERGENCY STAND DOWN
SEPANG – At 3.25 am today, Malaysia Airports had declared a stand down from the emergency arising from the bomb threat of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Airbus 310 Flight PK898 from Lahore to KL International Airport
Sep/08/2011 [more]
FLIGHT PK898 AIRCRAFT CLEARED OF EXPLOSIVES
SEPANG – Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Airbus 310 Flight PK898 from Lahore to KL International Airport (KLIA) that landed safely at KL International Airport (KLIA) at 9.34pm on 7 September has been inspected by Polis
Sep/07/2011 [more]
FLIGHT PK898, LAHORE-KUALA LUMPUR BOMB THREAT
SEPANG – At 8.45 pm this evening Malaysia Airports received information from Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Headquarters informing of an aircraft bomb warning for Airbus 313 Flight PK898 from Lahore to KL International
Sep/07/2011 [more]
KLIA CLIMBS UP A NOTCH IN SMARTTRAVELASIA.COM 2011 BEST IN TRAVEL POLL
KUALA LUMPUR – KL International Airport (KLIA) position as one of the traveller’s favourite airports was further proven when the airport moved up a notch, claiming the fourth spot in the Top 10 Airports Worldwide category
Sep/07/2011 [more]
MALAYSIA AIRPORTS SHARES THE SPIRIT OF RAMADHAN WITH PASSENGERS
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports celebrated the holy month of Ramadhan today by distributing approximately 2,000 packets of ‘kurma’ or dates and 1160 bottles of mineral water to passengers at KL International Airport (KLIA)
Aug/23/2011 [more]
NEW RATES OF INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER SERVICE CHARGE AND AIRCRAFT LANDING AND AIRCRAFT PARKING CHARGES
SEPANG – In reference to the various press reports on increase in aeronautical charges, Malaysia Airports wishes to clarify that the Government of Malaysia has approved the implementation of the new international passenger
Aug/18/2011 [more]
KLIA ROPES IN ANOTHER MIDDLE EASTERN AIRLINE IN EGYPTAIR
SEPANG – Egypt Air, the national carrier of Egypt has commenced its operations to Kuala Lumpur after a six months absence. Effective today, Egypt Air offers daily service flying on the Cairo – Bangkok – Kuala Lumpur
Aug/03/2011 [more]
MALAYSIA AIRPORTS INTRODUCING MORE COMPETITIVE PARKING RATE AT KLIA & LCCT-KLIA
SEPANG – Passengers using the parking facility at LCCT-KLIA can now enjoy a more competitive parking rate as Malaysia Airports will be introducing a new tariff for the LCCT-KLIA effective 1 August.Compared to the current rate
Jul/29/2011 [more]
AVIATION INDUSTRY HIGH ACHIEVERS AWARDED AT KLIA AWARDS 2010
SEPANG – 17 awards are lined up for all airlines and service providers operating at the KL International Airport (KLIA), honouring partners with exceptional performance for the year 2010. The sixth edition of KLIA Awards is
Jul/05/2011 [more]
KLIA CELEBRATES 13TH ANNIVERSARY
SEPANG – KL International Airport (KLIA) celebrated its 13th birthday today, and Malaysia Airports foresee that the flagship airport will continue to reap more successes in the future. Since its opening 13 years ago, KLIA has
Jul/05/2011 [more]
LION AIR COMMENCES DAILY FLIGHTS TO KUALA LUMPUR
SEPANG –Lion Air commences its operations to KL International Airport (KLIA), offering daily flights on the Jakarta – Kuala Lumpur vice versa route effective 29 June. The airline utilizes its brand new Boeing 737-900ER
Jul/05/2011 [more]
VIETNAM AIRLINES LAUNCHES NON-STOP DAILY FLIGHTS TO HANOI
SEPANG – Passengers from KL International Airport (KLIA) can now enjoy more direct access to Hanoi as Vietnam Airlines has introduced a new daily non-stop service for the Hanoi-Kuala Lumpur vice versa route.Effective 16
Jun/20/2011 [more]
KAL STAR AVIATION CONNECTS KUCHING AND JAKARTA WITH DAILY FLIGHT
KUCHING – Kuching International Airport (KIA) will offer connectivity to Jakarta through Kal Star Aviation, which made their maiden flight to KIA on 23 May 2011.   Effective 23 May, Kal Star commenced scheduled daily
May/25/2011 [more]
AIR KORYO DEBUTS AT KLIA
KL International Airport (KLIA) welcomed another new airline, as Air Koryo, the national carrier of Democratic People Republic (DPR) Korea made its maiden landing at KLIA yesterday.Effective 18 April, Air Koryo will fly twice
Apr/19/2011 [more]
KLIA’S SERVICE EXCELLENCE ACKNOWLEDGED IN SKYTRAX 2011 WORLD AIRPORT AWARDS
(Attached photo: Mohammad Suhaimi receiving the award from Edward Plaisted)KUALA LUMPUR – KL International Airport (KLIA) service excellence was acknowledged in the Skytrax 2011 World Airport Awards, when it won the World’s
Apr/12/2011 [more]
MALAYSIA AIRPORTS SUPPORTS EARTH HOUR
SEPANG – Malaysia Airports will be joining other organisations all around the world in supporting Earth Hour tomorrow by powering off 30% of the terminal ceiling lights at the KL International Airport’s (KLIA) Main Terminal
Mar/25/2011 [more]
The ERAMAN-KLIA Ekspress Joint Promotion!
KLIA, Sepang: KLIA Ekspress ticketholders are rewarded with special discounts at ERAMAN Malaysia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, the country’s largest duty free retail outlet, at Kuala Lumpur
Mar/22/2011 [more]
AEROTRAIN AT KLIA TO RESUME FULL OPERATION FOR PASSENGERS ON 23 MARCH, 2011
SEPANG – The Aerotrains connecting the main terminal building and the satellite building at KLIA will be fully operational for passenger use on 23 March. The construction of the new spurline connecting the Operation,
Mar/14/2011 [more]
TEMPORARY INTERRUPTION TO FLIGHTS AT KLIA ON 2 MARCH 2011
SEPANG - Flights landing and taking off at KL International Airport (KLIA) between 11am to 12pm as well as from 3pm to 4pm were rescheduled due to operational reasons.   Both runways at KLIA were closed during this period to
Mar/02/2011 [more]
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Special Announcement   Due to operational safety reasons, the KLIA runways will be closed to all flight operations from 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm today. Kindly note and contact the airlines for the revised departure or arrival
Mar/02/2011 [more]
10 COUPLES WIN ROMANTIC INTERLUDE FROM MALAYSIA AIRPORT
Sepang, 8 February 2011 – Valentine’s Day and Chap Goh Mei (traditionally regarded as the Chinese Valentine’s Day) arrived early for 10 couples when they won luxurious getaways comprising first-class return air tickets
Feb/10/2011 [more]
KUALA LUMPUR-JAKARTA PASSENGER MOVEMENTS SET TO INCREASE WITH GARUDA INDONESIA INTRODUCTION OF LARGER AIRCRAFT
SEPANG – The passenger movements between Malaysia and Indonesia is set to increase as Garuda Indonesia, the Republic of Indonesia’s flagship carrier, has introduced a bigger and more sophisticated aircraft for its
Jan/14/2011 [more]
KUCHING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO FACILITATE AIRASIA AIRCRAFT REMOVAL WORKS
KUCHING – Kuching International Airport is expected to be closed until further notice today for arrival and departure flights.   This was due to an incident last night when an AirAsia flight AK5218 from Kuala Lumpur, upon
Jan/11/2011 [more]
RUNWAY FASHION WITH iStyle FASHION
Sepang, October 26, 2010 – The glitz and glamour of the fashion world return to the KL International Airport (KLIA) with the second iStyle Fashion KL International Airport 2010.   The only fashion styling event of its
Oct/26/2010 [more]
Aviation Industry High Achievers To Be Awarded In KLIA Awards 2009
Y.Bhg Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Aris Othman, Chairman of Malaysia Airports said: "Through KLIA Awards, we honour those within the KLIA community who have consistently improved themselves and enhanced their presence at the airport with
Jul/12/2010 [more]
Football Frenzy at KLIA and LCCT-KLIA
Spirited by the most awaited football event globally, KL International Airport (KLIA) and LCCT-KLIA offers a myriad of exciting and engaging activities themed "Let's All Football" to keep the football frenzy going to
Jun/15/2010 [more]
KLIA WELCOMES BACK ROYAL JORDANIAN AIRLINES
KUALA LUMPUR - After a seven-year absence, Royal Jordanian Airlines resumes its flights back to KL International Airport (KLIA) today, becoming the 11th Middle Eastern airline to serve KLIA. With Royal Jordanian on board, the
Jun/02/2010 [more]
EU and Malaysia Agree on New Arrangement for Purchasing Liquid, Aerosol and Gels (LAGs) Items at KLIA.
KUALA LUMPUR - Passengers travelling to European Union (EU) countries can now enjoy shopping at KL International Airport (KLIA) to the fullest as EU countries now fully accept all Liquid, Gels and Aerosols (LAGs) items in
May/25/2010 [more]
Oman Air Commences Four Weekly Flights To Kuala Lumpur
Sepang (Kuala Lumpur) Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman adds Kuala Lumpur to its rapidly expanding network. Effective today, Oman Air offers weekly four flights between Muscat, the capital of Oman, and
May/04/2010 [more]
KLIA's Service Excellence Acknowledged in Skytrax 2010 World Airport Awards
KUALA LUMPUR - KL International Airport (KLIA) service excellence was acknowledged in the Skytrax 2010 World Airport Awards, when it won two awards - Best Airport Immigration Service and also Staff Service Excellence in South
May/04/2010 [more]
KLIA Multiply Connections to Middle East With Arrival Of Mahan Air
SEPANG - KL International Airport (KLIA) now offers more connections to Middle East when Mahan Air, the second largest carrier in Iran made its historic maiden landing to Malaysian soil today. Effective today, Mahan Air offers
May/04/2010 [more]
Malaysia Airports Promotes '1Safety Culture' at KLIA
SEPANG, November 23 - Malaysia Airports today launched the '1KLIA 1Safety Culture', a joint safety campaign with the objective to promote awareness of safe working area and further stimulate safety-conscious to all airside
Nov/23/2009 [more]
Malaysia Airports Announces Airline Recovery Programme
SEPANG - Malaysia Airports wishes to announce the establishment of an Airline Recovery Programme for the airlines operating at airports managed by MAHB in Malaysia. This programme will be effective from this year for a period
Nov/18/2009 [more]
KLIA Commence 'Next Generation Hub' Programme With Launch Of Web Portal
SEPANG, 18 August - KL International Airport (KLIA) has launched itself as the Next Generation Hub, a premier airport that will enable passengers to connect seamlessly amongst all types of carriers including full service
Jun/30/2009 [more]
KLIA Commemorate 11th Anniversary With a Birthday Bash
SEPANG - KL International Airport (KLIA) today celebrates its 11th anniversary, commemorating it with a special reception of its 218.4 millionth international passenger and the 70.7 millionth domestic passenger.Mr. Eugene
Jun/30/2009 [more]
Malaysia Airports Honours Partners' Outstanding Achievements With KLIA Awards
15 awards were up for grabs for all airlines and service providers operating at KL International Airport in the fourth edition of the annual KLIA Awards held on 27 June, where partners with outstanding achievement for the
Jun/08/2009 [more]
IATA's Eagle Award Acknowledges Malaysia Airports' Contributions In Aviation Industry
Malaysia Airports' contributions in the aviation industry were further acknowledged when it received the prestigious Eagle Award for Best Airport from International Air Transport Association (IATA), in special recognition of
Jun/08/2009 [more]
KLIA And Penang International Airport Excel At AFSCAs
KUALA LUMPUR - KL International Airport (KLIA) and Penang International Airport did Malaysia proud recently by winning awards at the 2009 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs)At the 23rd edition of AFSCAs, KLIA was
May/13/2009 [more]
Malaysia Airports Collaborates With NuSuara Technologies To Offer Flight Information Self-Service Interactive Voice Response
SEPANG - In an effort to provide more value-added service to travellers, Malaysia Airports today introduced a Flight Information Speech System (FISS) called "KLIA 1 Touch", a self-service interactive voice response (IVR)
May/12/2009 [more]
Eraman Malaysia Brings Marrybrown To LCCT-KLIA To Further Enhance Passengers' Airport Experience
Sepang - Malaysia Airports (Niaga) Sdn. Bhd. (ERAMAN) continues its effort to further enhance airport users' experience at the Low Cost Carrier Terminal-KLIA (LCCT-KLIA) by bringing one of the most successful home grown
Apr/24/2009 [more]
KLIA - ACI ASQ and SKYTRAX Rankings
KLIA ACI ASQ rankings (previously AETRA)ASQ is an ACI initiative run on behalf of the airport industry worldwide. ASQ's expertise helps airports make informed strategic and resource-management choices.Airports Council
Apr/04/2009 [more]
New Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) at KL International Airport
Kuala Lumpur, 13 March 2009 - Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) plans to complete the construction of their new permanent Low Cost Carrier terminal (LCCT), at a cost of RM2 billion, by the third quarter of 2011. The new
Mar/13/2009 [more]
MAHB & Govt In Win-Win Public-Private Partnership
Restructuring approval sets the stage for MAHB's new direction and business philosophy Kuala Lumpur, 12 February - Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB), the national airport operator, has described the unique public-private
Feb/12/2009 [more]
Malaysia Airports Tambah 242 Kakitangan Keselamatan Penerbangan
KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Februari - Malaysia Airports hari ini meningkatkan tahap keselamatan di lapangan terbang kendaliannya apabila seramai 242 orang pelatih keselamatan penerbangan menamatkan Latihan Asas Polis Bantuan.Pada Majlis
Feb/12/2009 [more]
New security regulation on hand luggage for international bound passengers
  FAQs – SECURITY SCREENING FOR LIQUIDS, GELS OR AEROSOL When will this security screening on Liquids, Gels or Aerosols be imposed?Effective May 21, 2007 (Monday)  Which passengers are
Jan/21/2009 [more]
Malaysia Airports Clarifies (2)
Kuala Lumpur, 20 January 2009 Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has noted that comments have been made whereby we are duty bound to provide clarification. DELAY IN EXPANSION OF CURRENT LCCT MAHB has always intended
Jan/20/2009 [more]
Malaysia Airports Clarifies (1)
Kuala Lumpur, 20 January 2009Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has noted that additional comments have been made whereby we are duty bound to provide clarification.CHARGES Aeronautical charges, or commonly known as
Jan/20/2009 [more]
Press Statement by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
Kuala Lumpur, 5 January 2009 In recent weeks, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has noted numerous comments made with regard to the current Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) at KLIA. It has always been MAHB's view that
Jan/20/2009 [more]